Big Doings in Big Data
It's been a busy couple of weeks in the big data space with both startups and established companies debuting new products, delivering updates and enhancements to existing product lines, and forming strategic relationships.
Industry observers say many enterprises are taking their pilot-stage big data systems, particularly those incorporating the Hadoop platform, and putting them into broader production. Much of the news covered here is aimed at helping businesses make that transition.
So here's a look at a dozen big data-related announcements that caught our attention. Many – but not all – came out of this week's Hadoop Summit 2016 conference in San Jose, Calif.